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Sep 13, 2012 1:40am PDT
force. an elite group of u.s. marines heading to libya to help safeguard american facilities. >> investigators are trying to determine if the deadly consulate rampage was a coordinated terror attack timed for 9/11. it is thursday, september 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, i'm john muller. rob nelson is on assignment. >> i'm paula faris on this thursday. president obama has tough new words about the attack. we'll get the latest in a moment. >>> also this half hour, a different kind of security breach at kennedy airport. as 100,000 mini bottles of booze, they're gone. they're missing. >> 100,000 of the little bottles? >> yeah, now airport workers right there they're under arrest. >> then now, you see it now you don't. incredible shrinking product. giving you less for your dollar. and what we are going to tell you about saving at the supermarket. >> we shared this yesterday. a lot of you weighed in on facebook. you have some great money saving tips. one took me by surprise. we will share it. >> i look forward to that. >>> later, it
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 2:35am EDT
stay with abc news for the latest as events in libya unfold. we will have updates throughout the morning on "america this morning" and later on "good morning america," of course throughout the day on abc as well as abcnews.com. >>> let's go to a consumer alert about skin cream advertising. the federal government says one ad going too far for an anti-aging cream. from loreal and claims it can boost the activity of genes inside your body. the fda says if it could do that would not be sold over the counter it would be a drug. the fda warned the company, 15 days to tone it down, or risk having the cream yanked off the shelves. >>> well, let's talk about advanced orders for the iphone 5. the taller, slimmer phone unveiled with the usual apple fanfare in san francisco. a bigger screen which leaves room for another row of icons. it has built-incapability to connect with faster wireless networks in the u.s. and overseas. apple stock closed up yesterday, nearly $670 a share. >> off in chicago, the teachers strike is grinding on leaving 350,000 students out of the classroom for a fourth co
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> in change. >>> overseas, a major story unfolding in libya this morning. an american diplomat is dead after militants attacked the consulate in benghazi. the attackers fired automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades at the consulate as they clashed with libyans hired to guard the facility. a fire set by militants destroyed one of the buildings. >>> the attack in libya and this protest in cairo were triggered by a new film critical of the prophet mohamed, even claiming he was a pedophile. the u.s. is on alert. secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. is working with other governments to ensure that american interests and people are protected. >>> the white house is downplaying reports of a rift between the u.s. and israel over iran's nuclear ambitions. president obama and israeli minister netanyahu, speaking by phone last night, apparent low they agreed to continue close consultations over iran. this unusual late-night announcement from the white house comes after netanyahu criticized the obama administration over the iran policy. >> the u.n. has just found new intel
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- developing news out of libya. a state department worker is dead, killed in a violent attack >>> this morning on "world news now" -- developing news out of libya. a state department worker is dead, killed in a violent attack on a u.s. consulate. >>> u.s. diplomats are on alert in that region. and the situation is being called a very dangerous one as a new day dawns in the region. it is wednesday, september 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm john muller. >> good morning, everybody. i'm paula faris. we will get to the developing news in just a moment. >>> but first, 9/11 remembered. how new york city, pennsylvania, and the nation's capital marked a solemn day. a bit differently than they have in year's past. this is my first time actually being in new york city on the anniversary, and, very, very somber mood in this city today. >> absolutely. >>> also this morning, americans spent more than $1 billion on a popular health supplement, a prominent new study shows that fish oil may just be as effective as s
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 1:40am PDT
is on the defensive defensive over a deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. there were mounting question as -- questions about why ambassador chris stevens didn't have more security and if the administration didn't see the attack coming, or if they've did why didn't the white house now call it a terrorist attack? they haven't gone so far as to say it was methodically planned. >> it was a spontaneous, not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo. >> what happened in benghazi was not an anti-american protest, it was not as a result of a youtube video. it was an orchestrated anti-american terrorist attack. >>> meanwhile in tripoli, libya's president joined mourners at a memorial for ambassador stevens and three americans killed in that attack. >>> a notebook kept by the colorado movie theater shooting suspect was at the center of arguments during a court hearing. james holmes appearing in court with short brown hair instead of the orange seen before. prosecutors yesterday gave up their fight to see the notebook that holmes sent to a psychiatrist saying they
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 2:35am EDT
to launch that preplanned attack on the american consulate in libya. libyan officials have reportedly arrest aid ed a number of milit in connection with the deaths of ambassador christopher stevens, and two victims, glen dougherty and tyrone woods. two navy seals on detail. >>> information surfacing about the film maker, i departmentifidepartmen -- identd as an ex-con, in hiding, afraid for his life. >> reporter: police and reporters surrounded the home of the twice convicted felon, who authorities tell abc news was the writer, director and financier of the controversial film. >> there was some need for our presence to be here to, to provide safety. >> reporter: police identified him as 55-year-old, nakoula basseley nakoula, who used the assumed name, sam bacile, member of the egyptian christian coptic church. record obtained, show that nakoula was convicted of manufacturing meth in the 90s, and sent to prison on bank fraud charges where he told authorities he wrote the film script. he was released from custody in june 2011 and production began just two months later at this
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 2:30am EDT
consulate in benghazi, libya, september 11th which killed the ambassador chris stevens and three other americans was not premeditated but that it escalated out of control. >> as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists who came with heavier weapons than, evolved from there. >> reporter: that sharply contradicts libyan officials who say the attack was organized. lama hassan, abc news, cairo. >>> the would-be teenage terrorist accused of trying to blow up a car bomb in downtown chicago appears in federal court today. fbi investigators say the teenager parked a jeep cherokee outside a bar friday night and walked away squeezing what he thought was the trigger. he was busted as part of an fbi sting. undercover agents say they gave him plenty of chances to abandon the plan. but say he was determined to go forward. >>> president obama and republican hopeful mitt romney hit the campaign trail again today. after a week largely focused on the latest violence in the middle east. expect an uptick in the war of word over everything from tr
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 2:35am EDT
announced an investigation into the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. libya. some in congress are calling for a review of what the administration is now calling a terrorist attack. here's abc's jonathan karl. >> the very first question for president obama at a univision forum in miami why wasn't there more security at the u.s. consulate in lib yeah. he dent direidn't directly aans. >> when initial events happened in cairo and the region. our goal now is to not only make sure our embassies and diplomats are safe but also to make sure we bring those who carried out these events to justice. >> reporter: the white house for the first time called at salt on t the -- the assault on the consulate a terrorist attack. there are mounting questions about how it all happened? >> was there actionable intelligence prior to this test. if there was not, why not? >> the administration suggested there was no advanced warning because the attack was a spontaneous react tugs anti-muslim video that sparked protests in egypt last week. >> what this began was a spontaneous, not premeditated
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
others in libya. the republican presidential hopeful says the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate and benghazi was clearly an act of terrorism. but he says president obama won't use that language instead referring to the deadly attack as a bump in the road on the way to democracy. >> he caught flak for that. you can't call the death of the four people, particularly an ambassador, a bump in, a bump in the road that seemed glib and callus and disrespectful to the lives lost in that. the white house sent mixed signals on thisser to. was it, premeditated attack, coincided with 9/11, premeditated, calculated or were they piggybacking over protest over the film. ambassador susan rice say one thing. the president say another. they're not clear on what they thing the reason is behind it. that's worrisome. spokesman, ja reversed ship. never clearly said it was an act of terrorism. so. >> lots of questions. still lives lost. >>> moving on this morning. a texas man who had gotten three reprieves from the supreme court has now been executed. foster was pronounced dead 25 minutes af
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
violence like the attack in libya that claimed the lives of the u.s. ambassador and three other americans as well. here's abc's jake tapper. >> reporter: president obama made the focus of his united nation's address about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to the u.s. ambassador to libya who was attacked and killed in the dead of night in benghazi two weeks ago, he extolled the humanity and hope stevens stood for. >> we are serious about the ideals and must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens and not by his killers. >> reporter: but in many ways, the president's speech seemed targeted at his dough met tick audience. accused by republicans of glibly downplaying the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. >> reporter: and while only days ago the white house was asking youtube to review whether the anti-muslim film
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 2:35am EDT
other americans were killed in libya, the white house now says it was a premeditated terrorist attack. what's behind this change from the administration? >>> and then on alert, some of the biggest banks in america are being hit in a wave of cyber attacks. how millions could be affected. >>> later, do demi moore and ashton kutcher have a secret reason they haven't gotten a divorce? we'll have the swirling speculation coming up in "the skinny." >> uh-huh. all right. >>> we begin with the terrifying work place shooting rampage in minneapolis. bullets flying within the walls of a small business. >> we know for sure this morning that the gunman is among at least five people dead. three people are in critical condition. we get more from our own todd wilson of our minneapolis affiliate kstp. >> 911 calls came through dispatch about a shooting on access signage systems on chestnut. this neighborhood was on lockdown for hours. residents came out of their houses to see what was going on. >> our neighborhood is quiet. we never see anything going on around here really. >> reporter: cops dr
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 3:00am PDT
benghazi, libya. u.n. ambassador susan rice says so far there's no evidence indicating a premeditated strike. instead it appears clusters of extremists hijacked the spontaneous protest that directly contradicts libyan leaders who insist outsiders preplanned the attack and deliberately chose september 11th. >>> the chicago teenager accused of trying to blow up a car bomb near a popular downtown bar appears in federal court today. fbi investigators say adel daoud parked a jeep cherokee outside the bar friday night. then he walked away, squeezing what he believed to be the trigger. it turns out the bomb was a fake supplied by the fbi, and daoud was arrested as part of an undercover sting. >>> another story out of chicago. the teachers dragging into a second week, even after a tentative contract that over the weekday seemed like a sure thing. after meeting for three hours yesterday, the union delegates told leaders they need more time to review that deal, and now mayor rahm emanuel is threatening to file a lawsuit to force teachers back to wok. but the union says wednesday is the absolute
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
, pakistan, libya and egypt. >>> in suburban den version the movie theater where july's shooting massacre took place will be opening. a dozen killed. 60 wounded in the attack. the mayor of aurora, colorado, says an online survey shows residents believe the theater should reopen. victims' families and community leaders were consulted. >>> an update now on the tragic death of that baby panda at washington's national zoo. initial tests show that the week-old-cub had liver abnormalities and fluid in its abdomen. could be another two weeks before the cause of death is determined. zookeepers confirm the mother did not crush her cub. she spent the night cradling a stuffed toy about the size of her newborn. >> she was distraught apparently. >>> a wildfire burning out of control in southern california blamed for one death. fire fight efrz found the victim in a burned out house in rural san diego county. 20 homes had burned to the ground. ten others damaged. the fire is 10% contained. more gusty winds are expected to day. >>> amtrak is going for some speed records in these overnight hours. along it
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 1:40am PDT
, pakistan, libya, and egypt. >>> the leader of iran is shrugging off threats of military action over his country's nuclear program. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad in new york for the u.n. session claims his country is only trying to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes. he says he's not worried about a potential strike by israel. and ahmadinejad's u.n. visit is prompting demonstrations outside the manhattan hotel where he's staying. chanting protesters carried flags, signs, and banners with one demonstrator saying, "ahmadinejad heads a regime that is one of the world's leading state sponsors of terrorism." >> they are saying this might be his last trip ever to america. he probably won't be president after this second term in iran. and you know there is talk he may never get another american visa. >> another visa. >> this could be the very last time he comes to new york or america for all we know. >> and who knows what he's going to say. it's always so inflammatory. and one has to think, you're the president of iran. you come to the united nations, and you make all of these inflamm
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 2:35am EDT
protests have eased. egypt where it all began has been quiet. and libya, nothing since the attack that killed four americans. including the ambassador. as for the ambassador, the u.s. government believes he likely died of smoke inhalation from the fires set in the compound. libyans say he was found alive. the u.s. is still investigating the attack, believing that extremists turned an anti-film protest into an assault. back in lebanon, no sign the anger is going anywhere. hezbollah has issued a call for four more protests around the country this week. and the u.s. is bracing for more elsewhere as well. >>> now to a major bombshell in the presidential race. the republican campaign is in damage control after mitt romney's comments in this leaked videotape. he is shown telling a group of wealthy donors that no matter what he does, 47% of the population won't vote for him because they are dependent on government. at a late night news conference, romney stood by his argument. >> i believe the peoint i made s the president starts out with a large number of the voters, 47%, 48%, 49%, some
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 2:35am EDT
, libya's president paid tribute to ambassador chris stevens as ariend of the libyan people. there were reports thursday that ambassador stevens believed he was on a terrorist hit list. secretary clinton and officials said there is absolutely no reason to believe that is true. jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >> certainly a lot of second guessing. >> cnn was reporting that libyan sources told the u.s. embassy personnel on the ground. they said "decrease your benghazi presence." and the libyans were scared to death. because they knew that some of this was unfolding. of course, that has not been verified by the white house. >> very interesting. representative adam smith, democrat from washington, ranking member of the armed services committee, dismissed concerns and says there was adequate protection and no actionable in tell jns to suggest a terrorist attack was imminent. >> the white house is confirming it was an act of terrorism, though the president wouldn't come out and say that. he let his spokesman say that. >>> soccer fans around the world have a reputation for craziness.
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 1:40am PDT
in libya. it is friday, september 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. we're going to get the latest on a u.s. response to those violent demonstrations in just a moment. >>> also this half hour, the fed throwing a new lifeline to the struggling economy. the stock market soared. but what happens now? ben bernanke pumping $40 billion a month into the economy. >>> also coming up, it was a murder case with international intrigue. now the former boyfriend of amanda knox is telling all with a new book. >>> and then, kate middleton you know, she usually makes news for what she's wearing. >> yeah. >> not this time. >> okay. >> it's all about what she does not have on. that's coming up in "the skinny." a little d -- >> a little tease for you. >> a little drama with the royals. >> all right. >>> but first we'll get the intense rage spreading across the arab world, putting u.s. embassies on high alert. >>> demonstrations against the anti-muslim film are still bubbling over in cairo this
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